|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1931|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 2010|
Susan (Adams) Ellis, 78, of Cromwell and formerly of Wethersfield, beloved wife of Richard W. Ellis, passed away peacefully on Monday (March 15, 2010).
Born on April 15, 1931 in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Maitland) Adams.
Susie graduated from Wethersfield High School in 1949 and Colby Sawyer College in New Hampshire in 1951. She spent most of her life in Wethersfield prior to moving to Cromwell in 2003.
Susie was the secretary to the Senior Minister at First Church in Wethersfield for many years, where she was also an active member involved in many ministries. In addition, she belonged to the Jr. Women's Club, was a former President of the PTA, past chairperson of the Spring Arts Festival in Wethersfield, and a member of the Amen Stitchers.
Including Dick, her husband of fifty-nine years, Susie is survived by her loving children, sons, David and his wife, Pat, of Mountain View, CA, Michael and his wife, Donna, of Tolland, Peter of Lewisburg, PA; daughter, Jennifer Duggan and her husband, Tom, of Wethersfield; her daughter-in-law, Judy Ellis of Wethersfield; nine cherished grandchildren, Kaitlyn Ellis, Meghann Ellis, Laura Ellis, Jonathan Ellis, Steven Ellis, Joshua Ellis, Roslyn Ellis, Matthew Duggan, and Tommy Duggan; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Richard W. Ellis, III, and her sister, Edwina "Chookie" Dimes.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 19, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in First Church of Christ, 250 Main Street, Wethersfield.
Burial will be private in Village Cemetery, Wethersfield.
Published in the Hartford Courant on March 17, 2010.
Margaret A Maitland Adams (1902 - 1961)
Richard W Ellis (1929 - 2010)*
Wethersfield Village Cemetery
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Mar 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49876016
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